Noun: noise noyz
Verb: noise noyz
- Sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
"he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
- The auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience
"modern music is just noise to me";
- dissonance, racket
- Electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication
- interference, disturbance
- A loud outcry of protest or complaint
"the announcement of the election recount caused a lot of noise"; "whatever it was he didn't like it and he was going to let them know by making as loud a noise as he could"
- Incomprehensibility resulting from irrelevant information or meaningless facts or remarks
"all the noise in his speech concealed the fact that he didn't have anything to say"
- The quality of lacking any predictable order or plan
- randomness, haphazardness, stochasticity
- Emit a noise
- make noise, resound
Derived forms: noising, noises, noised
Type of: auditory sensation, call, cry, go, incomprehensibility, irregularity, outcry, shout, sound, trouble, unregularity, vociferation, yell
Encyclopedia: Noise, vibration, and harshness